Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1945-03-16, page 01
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>' "¦!' '-'11 .ll ,V II,.~l >.. IliKll St. at l.,t|i I JIHRONICLE SrO^ Serving Columbus and Central Ohio Jewish Community \jP^ Vnl a.1 iVn IQ Entered a* Second<na8s Matter. vol. AI, MO. li Po,t»fflce ColumbiM., Ohio. COIiUMBUS, OHIO, PBIDAY, MABOH 16, 1045 Davottd to Amirican and Jawlfh ld«ali Strictly Confidential Tidbits rrom Everywhere By Phlnena J. Biron B'nai B'rith Will Hear Belgium Authority Tuesday THTE WORIiD WAR HI THREAT . . . te In possession of the Allies are secret plans of the Gemlan General Staff, blue-printing pro¬ posed actions to bring about a German victory In World War HI . . . Among- the three most' Important Items on the agenda is antl-Semltlsm propaganda In the United States of America . According.to the German docu ments, what happened this time was that the antl-Semltlc cam¬ paign In the USA Was badly muffed. . . . The Nazi master¬ minds acknowledge that they failed In their aim, the aim of Inextricably Involving one of Aroerlca's major political par¬ ties . . . "That error dare not be repeated the next time", is the admonition of the Nazi Gener eral Staff writer . . . Two days before the opening of the San Francisco Conference of the United Nations will be the pub¬ lication date of a book that will create a stir in political circles . . . Its title; "The Plot Against the Peace" . . . The authors are Michael Sayers and Albert E Kahn. PAliBSTINB NEWS ... Ba The Ylshuv In Palestine la very calm, but determined, we're told by one who Just returned from Palestine ... If Britain fails to rescind the White Paper the Jewish community of Pales¬ tine will be heard from in no uncertain terms . . . Some time between the 18th and 22nd ot this month you will read about an Inspiring action with refer en.ce to American support od Jewish aspirations In Eretz Is¬ rael . . . Rabbl James G. Heller's statement to the contrary not¬ withstanding Dr, Chaim Welz- mann's visit to America next month will be primarily poli¬ tical, and not for the purpose of "fund-raising" ... JBWISH PANORAMA . . . te The American Blrobidjan Committee last month shipped to Jewish orphans In Blrobidjan 4,500 pounds of powdered mlik, ¦1,607 pairs of shoes and (1,500 sets ol underwear, not to men¬ tion 5l sewing machines for the use ot those in charge ot the youngsters . . . Bravo! . . . That's constructive work . . . Theodore Gaster, who succeeds Israel Schaplro as bead of the Semitic Department of the Li¬ brary ot Congress at Washing¬ ton, probably ranks as the most brilliant student of Arabic lore now living. . . . That article in the Congress Weekly by Dr Gulseppe Bertel, on Rabbl Zolli. is a sad apologia tor a still sad¬ der deed ... It is possible that Dr. Bertel missed the JTA dis¬ patch which revealed that in the dark days ot Mussolini, Zolli had joined the Fascist Party in Pa¬ dua? . . . I.ITEUATI. . . . te Leo C. Rosen, famous for hia HYMAN KAPLAN stories. Will be one ot the heads ot a new publishing house that will cater to the younger generation He will share authority with Reeves Lewenthal, of the Asso. elated American Artists, and Dr Margaret Mead, the anthropolo¬ gist, and tells us that they ex¬ pect to revolutionize the chil¬ dren's book business : : Ada Slegel, who as managing editor -¦ of Magazine Digest brought It to a circulation of 300,000, and who now is the editor of the new magazine called This Month, Is (Continued on Page 8) Dr. Goffln, Editor —liawyor, tPrcdlctcd Nazi Invnsion In 1038 TO DISCUSS CURRENT BELGIUM SITUATION WILL ADDRESS A. Z. A.'s 1.1th ANNUAL SABBATH PBIDAY, MARCH 23rd Dr. Robert Gottln, who knows all the answers on 24 subjects lij five languages, will address the Zlon Lodge, No. 62, B'nai B'rith meeting next Tuesday, March 20th, at the Broad Street Tem¬ ple. Dr. Coffin is the author ot "The White Brigade", which was serialized hy PM and condensed as a best seller by LIBERTY MAGAZINE. When Dr. Goffln came to America in 1938 as Belgian dele¬ gate ot the Pen Club Congress, he said Hitler soon wouid in¬ vade Belgium. That opinion, widely published in an inter¬ view, caused trouble. European, newspapers criticized him; when he went home authorities sum¬ moned him for an explanation. Then, when Hitler did sleze Belgium, one of the first acts of the Nazis was to put a price on his head. However, he had escaped Belgium In a small car Just ahead of the Nazis in May, 1940. He came to this country as a representative ot his gov¬ ernment. Dr. Goffln is a fabulous Indi¬ vidual. , A leading citizen ot Brussels, he was recognzed as one of the outstanding crimin¬ al lawyers In Europe, having a practice in many countries on the continent. He was the editor of ELERTE. an anti-Nazi journal before the fall of Belgium. An accomplish¬ ed musician, he has written authoritatively on jazz; won the Prix des Poets in 1937 for his poetry; as a salentlst he has pub¬ lished several hooka on rata and apiders; he haa been a radio commentator, co-authoir with Maurice Maeterlinck of the play, "Catherine Schratt, Em¬ press Without a Crown", novel¬ ist, historian, checker champion, and now teaches at the New Schdol, New York. He has been-chairman ot the Internatlonai Federa tion ot Checker Players, secretary of Wine and Food Society, chair¬ man of the Brussels Ice Hockey Club, secretary of the European PEN Club, and a member of the commission which framed Bel- jgium's Aeronautical Code, , PM saya that of his 24 voca¬ tions and avocations, his two favorites are writing poetry and cooking; while the New Yorker describes him as being able to lift four men with his bare bunds and an Icb skating cham¬ pion. He is a recognized authority on international finance and the author ot three books on the subject. A lawyer, editor, scient¬ ist, he is the best informed man In the United Slates on Belgium affairs and will discuss many angles ot the present situation at the B'nai B'rilh meeting next Tuesdas. AccQrfling 1,0 Allan Tarshish, prealdent, the meeting will be called to order at 8 P. M., and atter a brief business session the program will be turned over to Dir. Goffln. Gi^ests are wel¬ come. ZIONIST EMERGENCY GOUNGIL DEMANDS JEWISH REPRESENTATION NEXT MONTH AT SAN FRANGISGO GONFERENCE Sidney G. Kusworm A cordial invitation la extend¬ ed to the entire Jevidah com¬ munity by the Columbus Chap¬ ter of A. Z. A., Jr. Order ot B'nai B'rith, to attend its 13th Anni¬ versary Sabbath service at the Agudath Achlm Congregation next Friday evening, March. 23, at 8;00 o'clock. In observance of its Bar Mltzvah. anniversary as a local A. Z. A. chapter, the members of the group logether wiith the presidents ot B'nai B'rith and lis affiliated organiza¬ tions will lake part in this Sab¬ bath program. Guest speaker for the occas- on will be Sidney G. Kusworm, of Dayton, C, national treasurer of B'nai FJ'rith. Mr. Kusworm who is chairman ot the Amerl canlsm Committee of B'nai B'rith, sponsors- annually the Sidney Kusworm Award, pre¬ sented each year to the winner ot the national A. Z. A. Sabbath Sermon writing contest. Others who will participate on the program Include: Open ing Prayer, Mlsa Thelma Swartz, president ot B'nai B'rith Girls; Responsive Reading, Larry Schaffer; Klddish, Cantor P. Gell¬ man; Aleph Godol Leonard Co¬ vel, advisor David Goldsmith, Allan Tarshish, president of Zlon Lodge; Closing Prayer, Mrs. I. M. Harris, president ot the B'nai B'rilh Women; and Rahbl M. lUrschaprung. Chairman tor the program is Sol Zeldin Refreshments will be served tollowing the services in the so¬ cial hall ot the .synagogue. NEW YORK (WNS)—A de¬ mand that Jewish representa¬ tion be permitted at the United Nations conference in San Frah- eiseo next month was made this week in a formal statemenl of the American Zionist Emer¬ gency Council. Following similar demands made by the Workl Zionist Or¬ ganization in Jeru.salem this week, the statement was IssuAI from the New York headquar¬ ters, al .342 Madison Avenue, of American Zionist Emergency Council, whicli represents all major Zionist groups In the United States. Pointing out thai Arab nations will bo represented, Ihe organl- zalion slated that Jewish Pales¬ tine should be allowed to take riarl in making decisions that will affect Us future. "Four'great powers". It was staled, "have now invited ihirty- nlne nations lo attend the San Francisco conference. Ways were found to Invite countries which had not been members ot the United Nations on the ground that they had shown their goo<l faith and thus their eligibilty lo attend by declaring war, however late, upon the Axis. "Among these are nations which have not lifted a finger to help the cause ot the United Nations; who, quite the con¬ trary, actually had to be coerced nol lo betray the democracies. It It were not so tragic, it would be a matter for cynical comment to observe with what belated haste certain nations moved-to declare war upon Itie Axis in the hope of obtaining seats at the conference. "Great decisions will be taken at San Francisco. They will affect the future ot the world Style Show Will Feature B'nai B'rith Women Meeting Have you donated a pint of Blood? Don't waitl Do it NOWl and ot all its peoples. Yet the only people who have been at war with Hitler since 1933, the first vlctlma and adveraarles of the Nazis, the people who re¬ mained the aole bulwark of de¬ mocracy in the whole Middle East, whose casually lists of 5,- 000,000 exceed that ot any other people, this suffering people have nol been invited. "Among the subjects lo be dis¬ cussed at the conference is that ot mandates. How In the name of common decency and justice can the Jews, whose very exlst- en-ce as a people is bound up wilh mandated Palestine, not be represented? The Arabs Will be present as such; they are send¬ ing delegates. Why should not the Jewish people have the right to protest their position in Palestine? Although the Jewish people will not have official delegates to the conference, unle.5s the Zionist organizations' appeals lead to auch recognition, anoth¬ er organization, the World Jew¬ ish Congress, announcec| this week that it will send repre¬ sentatives lo San Francisco to take part in "discussions" with the delegations. They will be Dr. Maurice L. Perlzweig, head of the political department of the World Jew¬ ish Congress, and Dr. Jacob Rot)- inson, head of the Institute ot Jewish Affairs. Dr. Nahum Goldmann, who is chairman ot the executive committee ot the World Jewish Congresa, alao will be in San Francisco as rep¬ resentative of the Jewish Agen¬ cy for Palestiine. World Jeiv¬ ish Cohgress leaders from oftier countries are expected to be In San Francisco when the confer¬ ence opens on April 25lh. —Buy Wiir Bonds— . Home Hospitality To Servicemen For Passover The March meeting of the B'nai B'rith Women will be held next Tuesday evening, March 20th, 8 P, M., at the Bryden Rd Temple. A style show, entitled I Passover. "Fashion Forecasts tor Forty- Five" will be presented hy The F. & R. Lazarus Co., under the dlrecllon of Mrs. Lou Rlley. Many costumes will be shown by the Lazarus models, depicting the latest in fashion tor the spring and summer season. Members are urged to come early and obtain desirable seats, as space will be at a jiremium that evening: Refresliments will be served during the aoclal hour which is to follow the meeting and program. . Members are asked to" note that thia meeting will not be held on the regular meeting night, but has been advanced one week, because of the Immin¬ ence of the Passover Holidays. Last month, the organization's (Continued on Page 8) Again the Home Hospitality Committee, ot the Army-Navy CommiUee ot the Jewish Wei- fare Board of Columbus, will ex¬ tend an invitation to*servlcemen and women, stationed ih. and around Columbus, to enjoy the hospitality of our Jewish homes for the Passover Seders.. These men and v^omen of the service forces, in many cases, returned velerans of overseas duly, will appreciate your efforts to bring 10 them, the home atmosphere of which they are deprived during Those in our commujiity de¬ siring to entertain one or more service, men for Seder, are ask¬ ed to call Home Hospitality Chairman, Bert Ilemmenstein, FA. 2805, or Schonthal Center, AD. 3329. Exec. Committee Of Ohio Valley Zionist Group To Meet Here All ApDrooiuflon Sincere appreciation is extend¬ ed lo the. foliowing who have in the past graciously opened their homes to servicemen and women, and in some Instances, servicemen and their wives, dur¬ ing various Jewish holidays: Meadames J. I. Wasserstrom, Harry Mathless, B. Gold, Wm. Seiinger, I. Nutls, J. Schecter, A. Zipser, F: Koltun, B. O. Mell¬ man, L. Block, J. Mattlin, J. Weisberg, J. N. Polster, K. J. Grobaji, I. Hemmelateln, D. A largo delegation Is expect¬ ed to attend a meeting of the Executive CommiUee ot the Ohio 'Valley Zionist Region this Sunday, March 18th, at the Neil House. The afternoon's program wlli begin wilh a luncheon at 1 o'clock. On the agenda tor the meeting will be reports by the following: Secretary of the Region, Dan¬ iel Harrison, Columbus; Treas¬ urer, Fred R. Marks, Charleston, W. Va.; Expansion Fund, Mr. Albert Schitt, Columbua; Youth Acllvitles, Rabbl Jacob Agus, Dayton; Jewiah National Fund, Cantor Myro Glaaa, Indianapolis, Ind.; Membership, Jacob H. Gil¬ bert, South Bend, Ind. Also to be discussed is the United Pal¬ estine Appeal and the present politioal situation affecting the world Zionist movement. The Ohio Valley Zionist Re¬ gion is compris^ ot Ohio, In- diana, Kentucky and West Vir¬ ginia. Paul J. Gaiser, attorney, ot Dayton, O. ,1s president and Daniel Ha:rrlson, Director of Jewish Education ot Columbus Jewish Community Council is the organization's secretary. Schwartz, M. Splesman, Rose Young, Tobias Polstap, .B. W. Abramson, L. Grossman, ajid N. Bender.
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1945-03-16|
|Subject||Jews -- Ohio -- Periodicals|
|Place||Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)|
|Creator||Ohio Jewish Chronicle|
|Collection||Ohio Jewish Chronicle|
|Submitting Institution||Columbus Jewish Historical Society|
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